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Two threats to Oakville schools are unsubstantiated, principals say

Two threats to Oakville schools are unsubstantiated, principals say

January 25, 2019

The Mehlville School District says students are safe in school today after two separate threats at Oakville schools were found to be unsubstantiated. The threats involved both Oakville High School and Oakville Middle School, but were unrelated to each other. Since the two principals sent out emails ...

Oakville band will ‘Take a Vet to D-Day’

Photo by Erin Achenbach

January 10, 2019

The Oakville band hopes to raise $500,000 to fund its trip to perform at the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landing in Normandy, France, in June. To get to that goal, Kathie Soehngen of the Oakville Band Parents’ Association set up a fundraiser called ‘Take a Vet to D-Day.’ With a $5 donation, ...

Lindbergh girls basketball starts strong, faces Oakville

Lindbergh High School senior Chloe Fleming shoots the ball during a matchup against Parkway South last season on January 19, 2018. The Flyers fell to South 58-42. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

December 14, 2018

By Stephen Glover For the Call With a total of six seniors on this year’s roster, the Lindbergh girls basketball team is off to a solid 3-2 start. “We really like what we have this year,” Lindbergh head coach Michelle Pittroff said. “It’s going to be a process, but we are still looking ...

Oakville Parents Club hosts sign fundraiser

Oakville Parents Club hosts sign fundraiser

December 1, 2018

The Oakville High School Parents Club is hosting a sign fundraiser next week, with preregistration due this weekend. The club is inviting residents to attend a Words on Wood sign painting party from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday, Dec. 10, at OSP Tap Haus, 3646 Telegraph Road. Price varies depending on your sign se...

Oakville band needs to raise $500,000 for D-Day trip to France

The Oakville High School Tiger Band perform in a parade.

November 19, 2018

The Oakville High School Tiger Band will be front and center at the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landing in Normandy, France, in June 2019 — but they need to raise more than $500,000 to get there. So far, the band has raised $30,000 toward its goal. The band has several fundraisers coming up this fall...

Sectional ends run for OHS soccer team

Sectional ends run for OHS soccer team

November 14, 2018

By Stephen Glover For the Call The dreams of a state championship came to an end last week for the Oakville Tigers district champion boys’ soccer team as it suffered a 2-0 loss at home to Marquette in the sectional championship Nov. 6. Going into the sectional, Oakville (12-14) had won four of ...

Prop R funding maintenance of facilities around Mehlville

Workers make repairs and repaint the Mehlville School District pool. Photo courtesy of the Mehlville School District.

November 8, 2018

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter with Gloria Lloyd, News Editor Three years after voters in the Mehlville School District approved Proposition R, this summer was busy for the Mehlville School District as it upgraded various facilities during 2018 summer capital projects funded by the 49-cent tax-rate i...

Crestwood reader objects to Call column about Oakville dress codes

Letters to the editor

November 8, 2018

Letter to the Editor To the editor: This is a response to the Sept. 13 column “Common sense no longer welcome at Oakville High” by Bill Milligan about the Oakville High dress code. This editorial makes me long for the days of former Editor Mike Anthony. He would write about challenging topics such ...

Oakville High fight makes national news after students arrested, principal injured

This screenshot taken from a blurry video a student posted to Snapchat Monday shows Oakville High Principal Jan Kellerman, top, intervening in a fight along with who appears to be Assistant Principal Casey Olearnick, in a blue shirt at the bottom. Assistant Principal Brian Brennan is on the ground in the dark blue shirt.

November 2, 2018

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter Viral video of a fight at Oakville High School made national news this week, as three students were arrested after a fight broke out that also injured an administrator trying to break it up. At roughly 7:10 a.m. Monday, before classes beg...

Student advisers receive scholarships

Student advisers receive scholarships

September 29, 2018

Mehlville Superintendent Chris Gaines last week presented scholarships funded by the national superintendents’ organization to the two student advisers for the Mehlville Board of Education. Student advisers, pictured from left to right, Addie Martin from Mehlville High and Demi Elrod from Oakville...

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